Holiday Closure & Garbage Plan

Transfer Station and Public Works Office will be Closed Jan 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday.  Monday’s garbage route will be picked up Tuesday. Tuesday route will be picked up on Wednesday. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday’s garbage will follow the regular pick-up schedule.

Jeff Differding Retires

After 36 years of service Jeff Differding will officially retire on September 22nd. We would like to thank him for all his work and dedication to Valley City Public Works and The City of Valley City. We wish Jeff the best in his retirement!

Attention Valley City Residents City Cleanup September 14TH through September 18TH

Valley City will conduct its annual residential waste cleanup the week of September 14TH through September 18TH.  The free pickup and disposal for residential waste only.

Valley City residents are encouraged to clean up, clean off, and clean out their properties.  On your regular garbage pickup day, put all your garbage, including the extra, out in your regular pick up spot by 7:00 AM, and Valley City Public Works will pick it up.  There is no limit on the number of bags, cans, boxes, etc., and no extra charge.  We will pick up general household garbage, couches, chairs, furniture, branches and wood DO NOT BAG OR BOX BRANCHES.  Paints and liquids can be disposed of in a dry, hardened form.  Cat litter, floor dry or sawdust can be used to absorb the liquid.  Empty cans can be left out with garbage. LEFTOVER PAINT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE LANDFILL DURING CLEAN UP WEEK BUT MUST BE DRIED.

Separate items into piles

  • branches and tree
  • household garbage
  • bricks, shingles, cement, wood products, rocks
  • large carpet rolls

Residents may take their appliances to Truck and Auto Salvage or Valley Recycling Center. There may be a fee for refrigeration or freezing units with Freon.

The following items WILL NOT be picked up:

Leaves and grass need to be taken to the collection site at the landfill at no charge.

  • Tires must be taken to the transfer station. The disposal fee cannot be charged, cash only.
  • Batteries may be taken to the salvage yards or Valley Recycling Center.
  • Scrap metal may be taken to Valley Recycling Center.

Help the garbage crews by putting the garbage into boxes, bags or cans not to exceed 32 gallons or 50 lbs. 

Note:  Free disposal of grass, leaves, branches, trees, used motor oil and metal can be disposed of at the Transfer Station all year long. Metal is free for city residents not businesses.

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Valley City Public works will spray for mosquitoes on Wednesday, August 19th and Thursday, August 20th in the morning, weather permitting.

Parents are advised to keep children and pets out of the streets and away from the spray machines.  Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area of the operation.

If there are any questions, please feel free to call Public Works at 845-0380.